Texas Park Gem: Brazos Bend State Park

As we anxiously await the re-opening of one of our favorite parks near Houston, Brazos Bend State Park, past photos remind us of the combination of natural beauty and human accessibility which make this park easy to frequent.

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Horny Owls, Beaver Surprise

One quick trip out to Brazos Bend is all that’s needed to grease the skids for a weekend of birding.  After school, I cooked an early dinner, packed up a picnic basket, loaded the birding paraphernalia, and waited for the kids to get off the bus.  We skipped homework — YEAH!! — and headed south for a nature hike at dusk.

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